Unit Secretary
Lowell General Hospital - Lowell, MA

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Experience Necessary
  • Duties :

    Under supervision of the Charge Nurse, receives and makes telephone calls and handles designated clerical work of the unit. Always present at the central desk to greet and assist patients and visitors. All important social amenities are his/her responsibility. Acts as a receptionist or hostess.

    Keeps the District Leader or Charge Nurse informed of admissions, discharges, x-ray activities and any other pertinent information.

    Performs clerical duties in a nursing unit, answers telephone and relates messages, receives and directs patients and visitors and clergy. Assembles new charts and completed chars for discharge and/or transfer. Graphs temperatures, pulse, respirations and weights on clinical sheets. Checks records for completeness. Make out various requisitions. Prepares reports and records for nurses. Makes and completes referrals to other agencies and/or hospitals. Assists the nurse in transcribing physician orders.

    Perform other duties as required or assigned.